Cozy up in front of a fire this chilly Valentine’s Day, and instead of the usual chocolates, roses or champagne, why not propose a romantic vacation, camping trip – or even wedding – in Acadia National Park?
From catching the sunrise on Cadillac, to taking a horse-drawn carriage ride along “Mr. Rockefeller’s roads,” from camping out with a view at the new Schoodic Woods campground to enjoying a candlelit dinner, it’s easy to find romance in Acadia National Park and surrounding communities.
As part of our Ask Acadia on My Mind! series, we’ve answered a couple of questions about romantic things to see and do in Acadia National Park.
Last July, we helped Q pick some romantic settings for engagement photos. And in October, we assisted Aaron from Cleveland plan a camping trip in the fall to celebrate an anniversary with his girlfriend.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some other resources for looking for a little romance in Acadia National Park:
Helpful resources for finding romance in Acadia National Park
- Getting married in Acadia –If you want to plan a ceremony in or around Acadia National Park, you can find information on the park’s Web site, and through the Southwest Harbor and Tremont Chamber of Commerce, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce. There’s even a business, MDI Weddings, which started in 2014 to officiate weddings, and lists top 5 outdoor wedding locations in the area.
- Southwest Harbor and Tremont Chamber of Commerce – List of businesses that cater to couples
- Top romantic things to do in Bar Harbor – From bedandbreakfast.com, an online B&B directory.
- Bar Harbor Bed & Breakfast Association – Some member B&Bs are even open year-round
- TripAdvisor list of romantic restaurants in the Down East and Acadia regions – We’re affiliated partners with TripAdvisor(R). Any reservations you make through the link is the same price as if you went directly to TripAdvisor(R). A small affiliate fee helps support this blog. Thank you.
Do you have a story of romance in Acadia National Park, or a favorite place to dine or stay in the region?
Feel free to share the memory below, as a special way to mark Valentine’s Day.